Wordlist 22

Wordlist 22

This wordlist contains two words: "bounce" and "clay". The first word, "bounce", is a verb that means to spring back from a surface in a lively manner. It can be

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Slide1Wordlist 22Understanding Philly’s Basement

Slide21. Bounce (v.) Definition:   to spring back from a surface in a lively manner Synonym:  leap, jump, spring Example:  The ball bounced off the wall. Word Family: bounce·a·ble, adjective bounce·a·bly, adverb

Slide32. Clay (n.) Definition:   thick, heavy soil that is soft when wet, and hard when dry or baked, used for making bricks and containers Synonym: Example:  These dishes were made of baked clay. Word Family:

Slide43. Infrastructure (n.) Definition:   the basic systems and services, such as transport and power supplies, that a country or organization uses in order to work effectively Synonym: Example:  The war has badly damaged the country's infrastructure. Word Family: in·fra·struc·tur·al, adjective

Slide54. Ingenious (adj.) Definition:   (of a person) very clever and skilful, or (of a thing) cleverly made or planned and involving new ideas and methods Synonym:  creative, imaginative, innovative Example:  Johnny is so ingenious - he can make the most remarkable sculptures from the most ordinary materials. Word Family: in·gen·ious·ly, adverb in·gen·ious·ness, noun half-in·gen·ious, adjective half-in·gen·ious·ly, adverb half-in·gen·ious·ness, noun

Slide65. Penetrate (v.) Definition:   to move into or through something Synonym:  pierce, puncture Example:  Amazingly, the bullet did not penetrate his brain. Word Family: pen·e·tra·tor, noun pre·pen·e·trate, verb (used with object), pre·pen·e·trat·ed, pre·pen·e·trat·ing. un·pen·e·trat·ed, adjective

Slide76. Recapture (v.)Definition:  If something recaptures a previous emotion or style, it makes you experience that emotion again or it repeats that style Synonym:  recover, recollect Example:  The film successfully recaptures the joyful style of the 1940s Hollywood musical. Word Family: re·cap·tur·a·ble, adjective un·re·cap·tured, adjective

Slide87. Scatter (v.) Definition:  to ( cause to) move far apart in different directions Synonym:  spread, sprinkle Example:  The protesters scattered at the sound of gunshots. Word Family: scat·ter·a·ble, adjective scat·ter·er, noun scat·ter·ing·ly, adverb

Slide98. Sewer (n.) Definition:  a large pipe, usually underground, that is used for carrying waste water and human waste away from buildings to a place where they can be safely got rid of Synonym:  drain pipe Example:  A complicated system of sewers runs under the city. Word Family: sew·er·less, adjective sew·er·like, adjective

Slide109. Sinkhole (n.) Definition:  a hole formed in soluble rock by the action of water, serving to conduct surface water to an underground passage. Synonym:  basin Example: Word Family:

Slide1110. Smuggler (n.) Definition:  someone who smuggles Synonym:  contrabandist Example:  Police arrested a cocaine smuggler. Word Family: an·ti·smug·gling, adjective un·smug·gled, adjective

Slide1211. Sonar (adj.) Definition:  equipment, especially on a ship, which uses sound waves to discover how deep the water is or the position of an object in the water, such as a group of fish Synonym: Example:  He used the sonar system to locate the valuable stones. Word Family:

Slide1312. Storehouse (n.) Definition:  a building in which things are stored Synonym:  warehouse, depot Example:  He took the tools out of the storehouse. Word Family:

Slide1413. Stroll (v.) Definition:  to walk in a slow, relaxed manner, especially for pleasure Synonym:  stray, meander Example:  We could stroll into town if you like. Word Family:

Slide1514. Suspicious (adj.) Definition:  making you feel that something illegal is happening or that something is wrong Synonym:  dubious, guilty-looking Example:  Her behaviour was very suspicious. Word Family: sus·pi·cious·ly, adverb sus·pi·cious·ness, noun hy·per·sus·pi·cious, adjective hy·per·sus·pi·cious·ly, adverb hy·per·sus·pi·cious·ness, noun

Slide1615. Unravel (v.) Definition:  make plain or clear; solve Synonym:  solve, reveal Example:  to unravel a situation; to unravel a mystery. Word Family: un·rav·el·er; especially British, un·rav·el·ler, noun un·rav·el·ment, noun

Slide1716. Vault (n.) Definition:   a room or compartment, often built of or lined with steel, reserved for the storage and safekeeping of valuables, especially such a place in a bank. Synonym:  repository, safe deposit Example:  he was keeping the treasure a vault. Word Family: vault·like, adjective